Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-136) and index
1. What is Enlightenment? -- 2. Coffee houses and consumers: the social context of Enlightenment -- 3. The rise of modern paganism? Religion and the Enlightenment -- 4. Science and the Enlightenment: God's order and man's understanding -- 5. Europe's mirror? The Enlightenment and the exotic -- 6. Enlightenment thinking about gender -- 7. Enlightenment and government: new departure or business as usual? -- 8. The end of the Enlightenment: conspiracy and revolution?